Adductor tubercle

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Bone: Adductor tubercle
Deep muscles of the medial femoral region. (Adductor tubercle labeled at bottom right.)
Front of right thigh, showing surface markings for bones, femoral artery and femoral nerve. (Adductor tubercle labeled at bottom right.)
Latin tuberculum adductorium femoris
Gray's subject #59 246
/ Elsevier

The medial lip of the linea aspera ends below at the summit of the medial condyle, in a small tubercle, the adductor tubercle, which affords insertion to the tendon of the Adductor magnus.

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